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1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer 1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer
2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
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4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.400 2005/09/30 20:33:29 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.534 2005/12/18 23:25:00 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIClientController.py:
10 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
11 of the array
12
13 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
15 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
16 added the glossary in RTF format.
17
18 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
19 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
20 added MBR drive support to lilo.
21 these changes will likely not work.
22 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
23
24 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
25 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
26 call generated code in a function
27 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
28 include top/bottom
29 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
30 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
31 install mode magic
32
33 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
34 src/GLIClientController.py:
35 use GLIException when there's an import problem
36 added debug code to show install_steps
37 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
38 add . to import path
39 proper path this time: ../../templates
40 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
41 add _portage_best_version() function
42
43 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
44 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
45 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
46
47 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
48 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
49 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
50 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
51 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
52 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
53 converted bootloader and kernel
54 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
55 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
56 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
57 HTML escape <% %> stuff
58 work around python's sucky regexes
59 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
60 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
61
62 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
64 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
65 302 redirects
66 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
67 minor changes for new code
68 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
69 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
70 one file per path Legolas goodness
71 partitioning[2-4] done
72
73 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
74 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
75 updated comparison chart.
76 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
77
78 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
79 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
80 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
81 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
82
83 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
85 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
86
87 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
88 webgli: added graphic bar on top
89 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
90 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
91
92 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
93 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
94 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
95 all changes tested.
96 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
97
98 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
99 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
100 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
101 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
102 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
103 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
104 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
105 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
106
107 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
108 src/GLIUtility.py:
109 change ping count to 2
110 docs/comparison.html
111 initial commit
112
113 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
114 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
115 fix map() issue with grub code
116 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
117
118 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
119 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
120 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
121 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
122 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
123 added comparison list and updated TODO!
124
125 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
126 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
127 fix to stage1() debug code
128 fix to stage2() debug code
129
130 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
131 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
132
133 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
134 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
135 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
136
137 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
139 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
140
141 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
142 more bugfixes with bootloader code
143 gli-dialog side appears to work
144
145 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
146 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
147 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
148 some fixes of my poor coding
149
150 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
152 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
153 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
154 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
155
156 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
157 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
158
159 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
161 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
162
163 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
164 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
165
166 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
167 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
168 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
169 confused
170
171 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
172 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
173 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
174
175 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
177 add -h option to usage()
178 show time and request URI in debug mode
179 show client IP in debug mode
180 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
181
182 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
183 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
184 'classier' 401 message
185 proper commandline parsing
186 help via -h
187 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
188
189 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
190 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
191 basic HTTP auth
192
193 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
194 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
195 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
196 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
197 respond to HEAD with just headers
198 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
199 icons for drives
200
201 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
202 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
203 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
204 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
205 radio buttons and pretty display work together
206 META redirect instead of javascript
207 pretty display stretches across entire screen
208 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
209 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
210 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
211 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
212 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
213 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
214 more generic of symlink crappiness
215 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
216
217 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
218 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
219 initial generic disk support
220 fixes for add_partition() code
221 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
222 added support for creating generic disks
223 add new partition working
224 save and delete partitions
225
226 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
227 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
228
229 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
230 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
231 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
232 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
233 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
234
235 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
236 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
237
238 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
240 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
241 make fallback actually work
242 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
243 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
244
245 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
246 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
247 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
248 pretend mode
249 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
250 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
251 pass name of certificate
252
253 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
254 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
255
256 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
257 webgli: networking and users screens
258 added return_redirect to handler.py
259 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
260 Review also done
261
262*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
263
264 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
265 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
266 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
267 log output of grub install command
268 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
269 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
270 src/GLIUtility.py:
271 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
272
273 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
274 src/GLIClientController.py:
275 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
276 src/GLIUtility.py:
277 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
278 bump buffer size up to 16384
279 only report progress in 5% increments
280 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
281 kernelpkgs.txt support code
282 above disabled because it sucks
283 added add_pkg_to_world()
284
285 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
286 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
287 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
288 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
289
290 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
291 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
292
293 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
294 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
295 / maps to index.html
296 look for actual files in html/
297 src/net/html:
298 new template
299 src/GLIUtility.py:
300 added parse_vdb_contents()
301 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
302 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
303 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
304 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
305 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
306
307 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
308 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
309 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
310
311 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
312 src/GLIUtility.py:
313 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
314 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
315 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
316 only update progress bar for whole percents
317
318 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
319 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
320 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
321 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
322 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
323 fix so subshell is called in root shell
324
325 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
326 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
327 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
328
329 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
330 src/misc/updategtkfe:
331 updated to actually work
332 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
333 src/misc/updateglid:
334 updated to actually work
335 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
336 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
337
338 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
340 URI browser
341 added mirror selection
342 src/GLIUtility.py:
343 ls via ssh strips off ending *
344
345 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
346 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
347
348 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
349 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
350
351 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
352 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
353 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
354 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
355 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
356 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
357 goes public.
358
359 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
360 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
361 override dict to not be so anal
362 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
363 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
364 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
365 move handlers into subdirectory
366 add Welcome and Clients handlers
367
368 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
369 src/GLIUtility.py:
370 raise exception if password prompt received twice
371
372 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
373 src/GLIUtility.py:
374 removed rot13ify()
375
376 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
377 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
378 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
379 no XMLRPC functions return None
380 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
381 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
382 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
383 various typo and type mismatch fixes
384 exit after exception
7 385
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 386 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 387 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 388 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 389 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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